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Introduced in Senate (10/03/2002)

Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to study and report to Congress on the methods by which new medical devices, new drugs, biologicals, and other new technologies are recognized for payment under the hospital outpatient department prospective payment system under Medicare (title XVIII of the Social Security Act), and on possible changes to those methods.